Kintsugi Wins Parachain Slot 11 — Bitcoin is Coming to Kusama

Alexei Zamyatin Oct 13 · 8 min read After over a month of fierce competition, surprises and success stories, the second batch of the Kusama parachain auctions is coming to an end. For Kintsugi, these auctions turned into an emotional rollercoaster… with a happy end! Kintsugi has officially won the 11th Kusama Parachain Slot! The … Read more

Kintsugi Launch Roadmap: The Path to Bitcoin on Kusama

Alexei Zamyatin Oct 12 · 5 min read After over a month of fierce competition, surprises and success stories, the second batch of the Kusama parachain auctions is coming to an end. For Kintsugi, these auctions turned into an emotional rollercoaster… with slot 11 victory within reach. Source: https://subvis.io/ While it’s only over when it’s … Read more

Featured Use Case: Chaotic BTC DeFi with Kintsugi & Karura

Alexei Zamyatin Sep 10 · 5 min read Welcome Reader, to the first post of Kintsugi’s “Featured Use Case” Series. Over the next weeks we will be sharing deep dives into Kintsugi kBTC use cases on Kusama — explaining in which DApps you can use your BTC to earn some of that juicy Kusama DeFi … Read more

Interlay Dev & Ecosystem Update #3

Irena Mihova Aug 10 · 3 min read It is a jam-packed summer here at Interlay. We announced our rebranding just a few weeks ago, and now we have another big news to share with you! Follow us on Twitter or join our community on Telegram or Discord to stay up to date. Funding round … Read more

The last two week have been extremely intense and exciting for Interlay and we can’t wait to share…

Irena Mihova Jul 12 · 3 min read The last two week have been extremely intense and exciting for Interlay and we can’t wait to share some of the most exciting news with you! To never miss a story and stay up to date, follow us on Twitter, or join our community on Telegram or … Read more

Interlay Dev & Ecosystem Update #1

Alexei Zamyatin Jun 11 · 3 min read 11 June 2021 We’re excited to announce the first edition of the Interlay Dev Newsletter! As Kusama auctions come closer and closer, interBTC development progress has exploded over the past weeks. To keep our community up to speed with all things that are happening at Interlay and … Read more

PolkaBTC: Last Testnet Challenges before Launch!

Dominik Harz Jun 2 · 2 min read We are launching new challenges on https://beta.polkabtc.io/. For a chance to earn some DOT, participate in our new two challenges. Beta Testnet Our beta testnet on https://beta.polkabtc.io/ has been super successful thus far. Over 2200 minting operations of PolkaBTC with 140+ Vaults speaks for itself. Considering the … Read more

PolkaBTC Beta Testnet Upgrade Incoming

Dominik Harz May 25 · 3 min read We are thrilled to announce that the PolkaBTC Public Beta Testnet is undergoing a major upgrade! After receiving countless feedback forms and suggestions to improve, we are relaunching the testnet on 27 May 2021. Shortly after the beta relaunch, we will also announce the last two challenges … Read more

PolkaBTC Beta Testnet Launch

Interlay Mar 2 · 3 min read We are thrilled to announce that the PolkaBTC Public Beta Testnet is now live! Go to https://beta.polkabtc.io/ to mint your first trustless Bitcoin on Polkadot (testnet). We are also excited to announce a 1300 DOT (~USD 45 000) incentive program for active beta testers, funded by Polkadot Treasury! … Read more

Interlay Integrates Band Protocol to Power Bitcoin on Polkadot

Interlay Feb 18 · 3 min read Interlay, the team behind Polkadot’s trustless Bitcoin bridge — PolkaBTC — has completed the integration with Band Protocol to unlock decentralized and scalable Bitcoin price and fee feeds to help secure the bridge. The integration comes just in the for PolkaBTC’s Beta testnet which will be announced soon. … Read more